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Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 12.04.20

Outreach plan for stranded people

The Assam government is planning to launch an outreach programme to facilitate the return of students and other residents stranded outside the state owing to the lockdown with the help of a team of de...
By Shajid Khan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

First coronavirus death in NE, kin in quarantine

The Northeast recorded its first Covid-19 death as a 65-year-old man from Assam’s Hailakandi district died early on Friday.His last rites were performed with all necessary precautions. His family me...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee and Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.04.20

Ranjeet Kumar Dass plea to relax norms for farmers

The Assam BJP on Friday appealed to the state government to ease the lockdown restrictions for farmers so they can work in their agricultural fields by maintaining social distancing.“Agriculture is ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.04.20

Hailakandi patient turns critical

The district’s first and Assam’s 28th Covid patient was shifted to the intensive care unit of Silchar Medical College and Hospital (SMCH) as his condition turned critical on Thursday.Health minist...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Assam villagers’ lifeline: free rice

Baba Ghorachowa, a cook of a hotel in Upper Assam’s Sivasagar town, returned to his village, around 25km from his workplace, on March 23, the day Assam announced a weeklong lockdown which was later ...
By TT Bureau in Guwahati

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North East  /  Published 27.02.20

Congress bid to rope in AGP

The Opposition Congress is trying to get the AGP in the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act mix in the state Assembly to check the ruling BJP in the March 29 Rajya Sabha polls.This became clear when Leader...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.04.19

Campaign-II ends on a high note

Campaigning for the second phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections reached its peak in Assam with chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma holding back-to-back rallies befo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.20

'Secularism' as a handy weapon

The word, ‘secularism’, is having an exciting time in today’s India. It twists and flips, turns somersaults, is turned upside down and inside out as a handy little verbal weapon in the rhetoric ...
By The Editorial Board

North East  /  Published 03.05.20

Government in fix over incoming multitude

The Assam government is in a dilemma over how to bring back lakhs of stranded citizens who want to return home.Nearly 90,000 people are stranded in Karnataka alone, the biggest chunk among all states....
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

India  /  Published 02.09.19

NRC not final, says minister

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said “genuine Indians” left out of the National Register of Citizens should not worry and “foreigners” included in it should not celebrate, declari...
By Our correspondent in Guwahati


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